Miss Lou funday for Sept 29

Wednesday, September 26, 2012    

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THE Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Kingston and St Andrew Parish Office will be hosting its annual Tenky Miss Lou Family Funday and Concert in honour of the Hon. Louise Bennett-Coverly OJ -M.B.E., on Saturday, September 29, at Gordon Town Square in St Andrew.

Miss Lou, as she was affectionately called, was a poet, folklorist, writer, and educator. She died on July 26, 2006.

The event will feature rides and attractions for the entire family, storytelling, poetry competitions. Documentary on Miss Lou's life and works; kiddies village; live demonstration of the traditional folk forms among other entertaining activities. The evening will culminate with a concert dubbed Gal and Boy. The first segment will feature popular local gospel acts such as Miriam Hibbert, Noretta Lewis, Lubert Levy and Angele Smith. The second segment will feature festival enthusiast and multiple festival song winner Roy Rayon, the 2012 Festival Song winner Abby-Gaye Dallas and comedians Ity and Fancy Cat.

Admission is free.





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